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Lost for Words

I have struggled to write recently. Occasionally words come but not as freely as they used too and I miss them.

Lost For Words

There is an absence

a black bubble

that I circumnavigate.

I push it gently.

Are they in there -

the words I need?

They once filled the spaces

in my mind.

Occupying every cupboard and corner.

Under the bed,

in the nook,

every inch took-up

with nouns, adjectives

and powerful verbs.

Now they tease me with

with their absence.

And I feel





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